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[audio]Birth of the Cool
Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1957 on Capitol Records.It compiles twelve songs recorded by Davis's nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950.Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements strongly inspired by classical music, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz...
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[texts]The Complete Birth of the Cool
Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1957 on Capitol Records.[6][7] It compiles twelve songs recorded by Davis's nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950.[8] Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements strongly inspired by classical music, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz...
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[audio]MIT21M.342F08 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the interaction of improvisation and composition. Study of works by Basie, Ellington, Evans, Gillespie, Golson, Mingus, Morris, Nelson, Williams, and others. Open rehearsals, workshops, and performances of student compositions by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble and the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.
Keywords: jazz band; large ensemble jazz; modern jazz; contemporary jazz; big band; swing; Duke Ellington; George Russell; Bill Lowe; Mulatu Astatke; Ethiojazz; Ethio-jazz; ethiopian jazz; Ethiopiques; Either-Orchestra; Russ Gershon; Aardvark Jazz Orchestra; Gil Evans; Miles Davis; Birth of the Cool; Steve Lajoie; jazz arranging; jazz composition; improvisation; Walter Thompson; Soundpainting
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